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Bill Clinton's Rescue Ride

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Springtime is coming, baseball teams have reassembled for training, Robert Redford is back on cable playing Roy Hobbs in The Natural and Bill Clinton has begun his ride to rescue Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections.

GOP Congressional Hopeful Speaks About Crash That Killed Man

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republican congressional hopeful David Jolly was not charged and not at fault in a 1989 car crash in which he fa...

Veteran GOP Aide Nabs Party Nomination In House Race

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A longtime aide to U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young captured the Republican nomination Tuesday for a special election to fill t...

Florida Politics Week in Review: The Cocaine Congressman

Shawna Vercher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Shawna Vercher

There's nothing better than a Congressional cocaine bust to remind us that politics is back in full swing in the state of Florida! Here is a roundup of this week's winners and losers as we start barreling toward the 2014 campaign season.

A Legacy of Congressman Bill Young: Term Limits Not Answer to Fixing Political System

Steven Kurlander | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Young was a career politician, the longest serving Republican in the House of Representatives. He was remembered as a devoted public servant, eulogized not only as an important advocate for the American military and wounded veterans, but also for his tireless work for his district.

Florida Rep. Dies At 82

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Bill Young of Florida, the senior Republican in the U.S. House and a defense hawk who was influential on military s...

Florida Congressman Gravely Ill

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's longest-serving member of Congress is gravely ill. The office of Republican C.W. Bill Youn...

GOP Congressman To Retire

Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.) announced Wedensday in a Tampa Bay Times interview that he has decided to retire when his term ends in 2014. The cong...

GOP Congressman Considers Legal Action Against Protester

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. C.W. "Bill" Young (R-Fla.) is considering legal action against a protester who confronted him on Monday night, Saint PetersBlog reports. Creat...

Zach Carter

Torched: Committee Staff Disputes Whereabouts Of Bill Young's Gift Torch | Zach Carter | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than one month remaining before the 2012 elections, one of the strangest ethics imbroglios of the year remains unresolved: Tor...

WATCH: Killing the Kids that Don't Need to Die

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

How can we continue to justify this war begun to avenge the 9/11 attacks and punish those responsible, but now too long, too deadly, too mired in waste and corruption in a land that has resisted the ambitions of empire since the ancient Persians and Macedonians?

GOP Congressman Drops Staunch Support Of Afghanistan War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

A Republican congressman who has long been a staunch supporter of sticking with the war in Afghanistan is now changing course, arguing that the United...

Zach Carter

Democrats On Missing Romney Olympic Souvenir: 'We're Gonna Find This Torch' | Zach Carter | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Florida Democratic Party is pouncing on a minor scandal involving Mitt Romney and Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.), vowing to locate a gift ...

Zach Carter

Torchgate: Did Mitt Romney Break Ethics Rule? | Zach Carter | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Mitt Romney met with a few Republican politicians in the nation's capital, where he distributed ...

GOP Rep. Tells Minimum-Wage Questioner To 'Get A Job'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

When a voter went up to Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.) on Tuesday and asked him whether he supported raising the minimum wage, the congressman had a si...

Federal Audit, Lawmakers Spotlight Puppy Mill Problems

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

There's long overdue action on the issue of puppy mills, and the issue got some much-needed attention yesterday from the federal government. Sens. Ric...

Ethics Panel Clears Seven Lawmakers In Probe Of Contracts For Campaign Donors

Washington Post | Paul Kane and Carol D. Leonnig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ethics committee decided to clear Visclosky even though the Office of Congressional Ethics, which conducts preliminary reviews, found probable cau...

Show Me the Money! Using Your Capital To Save The World At This Year's SOCAP Conference

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

What's up? It's the second annual SOCAP conference, the world's premiere social capital markets event (social capital investments incorporate three kinds of returns: financial, social, and environmental).

Florida Rep's Wife Saves Life On Plane

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Beverly Young knew there was a reason she missed her flight to the nation's capital Monday....

Sam Stein

GOP Officials Push Alcatraz As The New Guantanamo | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, Congressman Bill Young suggested that as the Obama administration closes Guantanamo Bay, it could send some of the detainees in need of a h...

2008 Florida CD-10 General Election:
Young (R-i) vs Hackworth (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FL-10: Young vs Hackworth